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Wednesday , 28 July 2021

Bonnyville RCMP Special Reporter

Bonnyville RCMP virtual town hall response

Outcomes of Bonnyville RCMP Community Engagement 2020  As per the 2020 Bonnyville Community Engagement initiative which was open to all residents from town of Bonnyville, MD of Bonnyville, Village of Glendon, Fort Kent, La Corey, Iron River, Therien and Kehewin Cree Nation.  This initiative was open to submissions between the …

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Cop Corner: consider CPTED and stop littering

This edition of Cop Corner is partly educational and partly a rant from me. First the educational component and for that I’d like to focus on what the police call Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED). With spring upon us here are a few tips to take into consideration when …

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Cop Corner: Seatbelts save Lives. Bottom line.

Wearing one’s seatbelt is required by law, but what’s more important is it could save your life. It’s one of the most common sense things any vehicle occupant can do. It’s the simplest and most effective way to protect you and your passengers from injury and or death in the …

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Cop Corner – A day in the life

Most of the members at the detachment enjoy the variety of duties we are asked to perform and the changes in pace from day to day that keep everyone on their toes. People often ask what it’s like, so, here it is. For many of the members at the detachment, …

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Uniform with your name on it

Submitted by Sargeant Kim Hillier I can give the usual speech about how the RCMP offers an exceptional career, how there are over 150 different career streams within our organization, or how you can gain a true sense of what it’s like to help people in their time of need …

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Suicide Prevention

Cop Corner, Issue No. 42 According to the Centre for Suicide Prevention in Calgary, the suicide rate in Alberta has been dropping after a steep incline in 2015, and the numbers aren’t small.  In 2015 some 662 Albertans died by their own hand compared to only 460 in 2016.  This is …

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Marijuana Changes

Cop Corner, Issue No. 41 January 1st, 2018 was a landmark date for cannabis use in California.  This was the day that the Adult Use of Marijuana Act came into effect making medical and recreational use of the drug legal in the State of California.  Canada has a similar piece …

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Responsible Holiday Celebrations

Cop Corner with S/Sgt. Luis Gandolfi, Issue No. 41 This time of year usually sparks fun times and celebrations between family and friends alike.  It’s important to share these moments and enjoy the holidays; but it’s equally important to conduct ourselves responsibly and ethically.  It’s been said so many times …

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Winter Driving

Cop Corner with S/Sgt Luis Gandolfi: Issue No. 40 Winter is nipping at our heels again and the forecast for our area is showing a steady decline in temperatures over the next couple of weeks.  There are a number of things we should be preparing for leading into November. Your vehicle is likely …

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Back to School

Cop Corner; Issue No. 38 The cries of “can I get a new backpack” or “I need a new calculator” have been heard by most parents now for several weeks.  If you’re like me, things get pushed aside in favour of a sunny day at the beach or a last …

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